Jack Ruby used a Colt Cobra .38 Special, serial number 2744LW, to shoot Lee Harvey Oswald on Sunday morning, November 24, 1963. What happened to this firearm?

Answer: It was returned to Ruby’s estate many years after his death and was sold at auction to an anonymous New Jersey gun collector for $220,000. Mr. Ruby purchased the gun in 1960 for $62.50.

Source: The Day Kennedy was Shot by Jim Bishop; General Historical Texts

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